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  • UK's Cameron promises tax cuts, EU battle

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a tough stance on Europe and tax cuts for millions in a speech designed to rally the Conservative faithful and sway other voters ahead of a national election next year. Cameron closed the Conservatives' conference Wednesday by...

  • Germany reports Eurofighter manufacturing fault

    LONDON (AP) — The joint venture making the Eurofighter plane said Wednesday that it was managing a problem discovered with the fuselage after Germany's military suspended deliveries of the plane. Chief Executive Alberto Gutierrez said in a statement that the consortium was aware of the quality...

  • 3 soldiers charged in Mexico army killing of 22

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide. The announcement late Tuesday was another step in dismantling the official version of the June 30 confrontation, which came under...

  • Checks sent to Zeek investors

    LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The checks are in the mail for those who lost money with Zeek Rewards. The Dispatch of Lexington reported (http://bit.ly/1oyQUUS) that the receiver said Tuesday checks are being mailed to more than 90,000 people who lost money in the alleged Ponzi scheme. Receiver...

  • Chrysler's US sales jump 19 percent in September

    DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler Group says its U.S. sales rose 19 percent in September thanks to strong demand for the new Jeep Cherokee SUV and the Ram pickup. Cherokee sales rose to 14,639, surpassing the bigger Grand Cherokee and helping the Jeep brand increase sales by 47 percent over last...

  • ADP completes spinoff of CDK Global

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Automatic Data Processing Inc., the payroll processor, said Wednesday that it has completed its spinoff of CDK Global Inc. CDK, which provides technology and marketing services to auto dealers, will start trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange Wednesday. Its ticker...

  • Dallas mayor: city cooperating with CDC on Ebola

    DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has activated a city emergency management center after a patient was confirmed with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. Rawlings said Wednesday that city officials are cooperating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to determine...

  • Abbott: Wouldn't veto repeal of Texas DREAM Act

    DALLAS (AP) — Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he wouldn't veto a repeal of a law that gives in-state tuition to immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The law is supported by other big GOP figures including Gov. Rick Perry and George P. Bush. But in the...

  • NY official: State legislator arrested in probe

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An official with knowledge of the investigation says a New York legislator has been arrested and is headed for an Albany courtroom. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the case publicly before Wednesday morning's arraignment, says the arrest of Assemblyman...

  • Ryan wouldn't run against Romney

    "I wouldn't if he were. I would support Mitt. If he were to run, I would not," Ryan said.

  • Protesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

    HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings. By raising the stakes in the standoff, the...

  • France's Socialists detail hefty spending cuts

    PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government has detailed a 21 billion-euro ($26.5 billion) cost-cutting plan, the biggest in the country's modern history, saying it will focus on trimming welfare benefits. Presenting the 2015 budget on Wednesday, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said the measures...

  • Taiwan throws support behind HK democracy demands

    BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan, an island that China's ruling Communist Party has long sought to bring into its fold under the same "one country, two systems" arrangement it has for Hong Kong, has thrown its support behind Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement. Taiwanese leaders also have urged Beijing to...

  • Christie: 3 questions drive decision on campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he hasn't decided yet whether he'll run for president. But he says in a nationally broadcast interview that his decision will hang on the answers he gives himself to three critical questions. Christie says he'll have to answer "yes" to the questions...

  • Community Health takes over Natchez hospital

    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Community Health Systems is now the sole owner of Natchez Regional Medical Center. Ownership of the formerly county-owned hospital was transferred Monday to the national company whose affiliates own, operate or lease more than 200 hospitals in 29 states. The Natchez...



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